MEDIA RELEASE # 1883, ROBBERY, UNKNOWN SUSPECT – LACKAWANNA AND WAYNE COUNTY, PA
The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop R, Dunmore, continues their investigation into three bank robberies.
On December 1, 2015, the NBT Bank in Elmhurst, Lackawanna County, was robbed by an unknown white male suspect who brandished a firearm. On December 22, 2105, the NBT Bank in Newfoundland, Wayne County, was robbed. Both robberies were committed by the same suspect who is described as a white male between 5’10” and 6’1” with a medium to stocky build. The unknown suspect wore a black balaclava and Nike baseball cap.
On December 30, 2015, an attempted robbery occurred at the NBT Bank in Lake Ariel, Wayne County. The unknown suspect was described as a white male wearing a black balaclava, though it cannot be confirmed that this is the same suspect.
WHAT YOU CAN DO: If you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS. All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.